In London started the 48th draw of the Final tournament ATP with a prize Fund of $8,000,000.
The second racket of the world Roger Federer in the first match of the group round in 1 hour and 34 minutes dealt with the ATP Finals debutant Jack sock. American once gave his serve, but Federer it was enough to complete the game in two sets.
The first set, the Swiss won by an early break, and in the second game Doge Juice on the tiebreak. Federer in the opening match in London made 28 winnershow, made 20 unforced errors, converted 1 of 6 break points and showed a phenomenal level of play on his serve, winning 36 of 40 games with the first ball.
Roger Federer (Switzerland) – Jack sock (USA) – 6:4, 7:6
Another newcomer to the Final of the tournament Alexander Zverev showed character in the match against Marin Cilic. 20-year-old German during the decisive set was lost 1:3, but managed to do a back break, and in the 10th game of the first match ball on the opponent closed the match and made a serious bid for the semi-finals.
Both players tonight was far from his best game. Suffice it to say that Cilic, Zverev and two hours have committed 72 unforced errors.
Alexander Zverev (Germany) – Marin Cilic (Croatia) – 6:4, 3:6, 6:4
In the second round of the group of Boris Becker on 14 November, Roger Federer will play against Alexander Zverev, and Marin Cilic awaits match against Jack sock.